Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences on calcified tissues

ba0003pp412 | Paediatric bone disease | ECTS2014

Team management of young persons with osteogenesis imperfecta

Hagberg Maud , Lowing Kristina , Malmgren Barbro , Kumlien Catharina , Eva AEstrom

The pediatric osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) team at our university hospital was established in 1991. The multi- and inter-disciplinary team consists of: pediatric neurologist, nurse, nursing assistant, physiotherapist, occupational therapist, orthopedic surgeon, orthotist, radiologist, dentist and geneticist. We also have a close collaboration with other specialists.Our assignment is high qualified diagnostics, functional assessments and also individualiz...

ba0001pp280 | Genetics | ECTS2013

Association between dentinogenesis imperfecta and mutations in COLIA1 and COLIA2 genes

Andersson Kristofer , Dahllof Goran , Astrom Eva , Rubin C-J , Kindmark A , Lindahl Katarina , Ljunggren Osten , Malmgren Barbro

Introduction: Dentinogenesis imperfecta (DI) is a common dental aberration in patients with osteogenesis imperfecta (OI). Mutations that cause abnormal collagen chains will cause more serious types of OI and it has been claimed that DI should be a marker for qualitative defected collagen. It has also been supposed that normal development of teeth may be more dependent on normal α2(I) than normal α1(I) chains which are encoded by COLIA2 and COLIA1 ge...